The Anger of Tesla Fans Is Becoming a Problem

This week, the Biden administration confirmed a Reuters report that it plans to appoint Missy Cummings, an engineering professor at Duke University and a former fighter pilot, as the senior adviser for safety at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The head of Duke’s Humans and Autonomy Lab, Cummings is an expert in human factors, a field examining interactions between people and machines.

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How Texas Protected Its Vote From Getting ‘Rigged’ In 2020

Mollie Hemingway’s new book, Rigged: How the Media, Big Tech, and the Democrats Seized Our Elections, is important for what it says—and doesn’t say.
In more than 400 pages of carefully footnoted documentation, Hemingway details how the 2020 election was, according to Time magazine, “fortified” by “a well-funded cabal of powerful people, ranging across industries and ideologies, working together behind the scenes to influence perceptions, change rules and laws, steer media coverage and control the flow of information.

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How Texas Protected Its Vote From Getting ‘Rigged’ In 2020

Mollie Hemingway’s new book, Rigged: How the Media, Big Tech, and the Democrats Seized Our Elections, is important for what it says—and doesn’t say.
In more than 400 pages of carefully footnoted documentation, Hemingway details how the 2020 election was, according to Time magazine, “fortified” by “a well-funded cabal of powerful people, ranging across industries and ideologies, working together behind the scenes to influence perceptions, change rules and laws, steer media coverage and control the flow of information.

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How Texas Protected Its Vote From Getting ‘Rigged’ In 2020

Mollie Hemingway’s new book, Rigged: How the Media, Big Tech, and the Democrats Seized Our Elections, is important for what it says—and doesn’t say.
In more than 400 pages of carefully footnoted documentation, Hemingway details how the 2020 election was, according to Time magazine, “fortified” by “a well-funded cabal of powerful people, ranging across industries and ideologies, working together behind the scenes to influence perceptions, change rules and laws, steer media coverage and control the flow of information.

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Invisible General: How Colin Powell Conned America

There were many worse American generals in the last century than Colin Powell, men who also died, like Powell, largely celebrated for their accomplishments. Curtis LeMay (firebombed Tokyo; nearly incited a third world war on multiple occasions), Douglas MacArthur (provoked the Korean War; attempted to start nuclear war), and perhaps Tommy Franks (oversaw the invasion of Iraq), to name a few.
But Powell was uniquely bad, fundamentally a bureaucrat and public relations man for the American political and military establishment.

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Everything That Went Wrong With Donald Trump’s New Social Network in the First 24 Hours

On Wednesday, former President Donald Trump announced plans to launch a new social media platform, called Truth Social, to “stand up to the tyranny of Big Tech.” The forthcoming app, which the announcement claims will have a beta launch in November and a wider rollout early next year, is the first project from the new Trump Media & Technology Group.

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Everything That Went Wrong With Donald Trump’s New Social Network in the First 24 Hours

On Wednesday, former President Donald Trump announced plans to launch a new social media platform, called Truth Social, to “stand up to the tyranny of Big Tech.” The forthcoming app, which the announcement claims will have a beta launch in November and a wider rollout early next year, is the first project from the new Trump Media & Technology Group.

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Everything That Went Wrong With Donald Trump’s New Social Network in the First 24 Hours

On Wednesday, former President Donald Trump announced plans to launch a new social media platform, called Truth Social, to “stand up to the tyranny of Big Tech.” The forthcoming app, which the announcement claims will have a beta launch in November and a wider rollout early next year, is the first project from the new Trump Media & Technology Group.

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What Happened When a Ransomware Attack Hits a Tiny Kansas County

This article originally appeared in the Record by Recorded Future.
Westmoreland, Kansas, is the seat of Pottawatomie County and home to about 750 of its 25,000 residents. The town was a stop on the Oregon Trail and is littered with references to that network of covered wagons that carried hundreds of thousands of people across the American west in the mid-1800s.

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What Happened When a Ransomware Attack Hits a Tiny Kansas County

This article originally appeared in the Record by Recorded Future.
Westmoreland, Kansas, is the seat of Pottawatomie County and home to about 750 of its 25,000 residents. The town was a stop on the Oregon Trail and is littered with references to that network of covered wagons that carried hundreds of thousands of people across the American west in the mid-1800s.

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